quadrantal angles

ángulos cuadrantes

English-Spanish mathematics dictionary. . 1964.

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  • Quadrantal versor — Versor Ver sor, n. [NL., fr. L. vertere, versus, to turn. See {Version}.] (Geom.) The turning factor of a quaternion. [1913 Webster] Note: The change of one vector into another is considered in quaternions as made up of two operations; 1st, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Versor — Ver sor, n. [NL., fr. L. vertere, versus, to turn. See {Version}.] (Geom.) The turning factor of a quaternion. [1913 Webster] Note: The change of one vector into another is considered in quaternions as made up of two operations; 1st, the rotation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triquadrantal — Tri quad*ran tal, a. [Pref. tri + quadrantal.] (Spherical Trig.) Having three quadrants; thus, a triquadrantal triangle is one whose three sides are quadrants, and whose three angles are consequently right angles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pedro Nunez (Nonius) —     Pedro Nunez     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pedro Nunez     (Pedro Nonius).     Mathematician and astronomer, b. at Alcacer do Sol, 1492; d. at Coimbra, 1577. He studied ancient languages, philosophy, and medicine at Lisbon and mathematics at… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • quadrant — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin quadrant , quadrans fourth part; akin to Latin quattuor four more at four Date: 15th century 1. a. an instrument for measuring altitudes consisting commonly of a graduated arc of 90 degrees with an index …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Classical Hamiltonian quaternions — For the history of quaternions see:history of quaternions For a more general treatment of quaternions see:quaternions William Rowan Hamilton invented quaternions, a mathematical entity in 1843. This article describes Hamilton s original treatment …   Wikipedia

  • quadrant — noun technical 1》 each of four parts of a circle, plane, body, etc. divided by two lines or planes at right angles. 2》 historical an instrument for taking angular measurements, consisting of a graduated quarter circle and a sighting mechanism. 3》 …   English new terms dictionary

  • quadrant — n. 1 a quarter of a circle s circumference. 2 a plane figure enclosed by two radii of a circle at right angles and the arc cut off by them. 3 a quarter of a sphere etc. 4 a a thing, esp. a graduated strip of metal, shaped like a quarter circle. b …   Useful english dictionary

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